Our Work

At IPS, our work is centered in our vision: we believe everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Our intersecting programs and initiatives, led by a diverse group of expert staff and associate fellows, are helping to shape progressive movements toward this vision.

Latest Work

Support the Women’s World Cup Team

The U.S. women’s soccer team outperforms its male counterpart but earns less — like women in every other field.

Medicare For All Would Save Money — And Lives

The last thing on your mind during a ride to the ER should be: Is this going to bankrupt me?

Celebrating Juneteenth with Bold New Ideas

Juneteenth was supposed to mark the end of a horrific era of oppression, but racial inequality remains rampant. These 10 policy proposals could change that.

Will a ‘Deepfake’ Swing the 2020 Election?

Deepfake technology undermines any hope of once again conducting national conversations on the basis of observable reality.

A Moral Economy Would Save Taxpayers Billions Every Year

10 ways that doing the right thing would save us money.

Time for a Raise for New York Car Wash Workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York state legislature could end the subminimum tipped wage for carwasheros downstate.

Minimum Wage Reaches Lowest Value Since 1960’s

The federal minimum wage has not been raised in 10 years, the longest period without an increase since the program was implemented.

A Father’s Day Gift for Myself: Activism

My two-year old child will be the age I am now when the climate catastrophe comes, and that realization is taking a toll.